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PBS
Jul 22, 2011 7:00pm PDT
development regarding the stalemate of the career peninsula. the first between north and south korea between two years and seven months took place at the sidelines of the asean meeting. both countries agreed to work toward restarting the stalled six-party talks. south korean chief negotiator wi sung lac and ri yong ho met for two hours on friday. the last such high-level contact was in december 2008 at six-party talks on the north's nuclear disarmament. the two koreas both agreed to make efforts toward restarting the six-party talks as soon as possible. >> translator: we again verified we are both in mind to fulfill the joint statement of the six-party talks. and try to make efforts for the denuclearization of the korean peninsula. we agreed to make efforts toward resumption of the six-party talks as soon as possible. >> translator: the meeting with my counterpart was constructive and useful. we agreed that both of us would try to make efforts to set conditions for the early resumption of the six-party talks. >> reporter: in recent years, north korea has hardened its stance and rejected dial
PBS
Jul 27, 2011 7:00pm PDT
it will open two days of talks with north korea on thursday. speaking to reporters on wednesday, u.s. state department spokesman mark toner said ambassador stephen bosworth will meet kim kay kye gwan at the nunn new york. japan, the united states and south korea have yet to decide to resume whether to resume the talks on north korea's nuclear program. they have said they will reach such a decision after direct talks between the two koreas and then between the u.s. and north korea. the north korean vice foreign minister and head of the north american affairs bureau are already in new york for the ming. the u.s. decision to resume talks comes amid concerns that the north may be enriching uranium for military purposes. the united states maintains that it will not resume the six-party talks unless the north takes concrete action to give up nuclear weapons. >>> in china, a driver involved in saturday's fatal high-speed train collision reportedly says he had been ordered to stop the train before another train crashed into it. his remarks suggest that human error may have contributed to the disast
PBS
Jul 28, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. >>> the united states and north korea ended the first day of their two-day talks in new york to on ways to restore talks on the nuclear program. the meetings held at the u.n. office marks the first talks since december 2009. >> translator: i will -- [ inaudible ] >> special envoy to north korea bosworth greeted gwan at the outset of the meeting on thursday. the meeting is not disclosed but they are demanding that north korea give up uranium and other nuclear programs. >>> it is also believed that north korea stressed its corporation to resume the six-party talks. >> the meetings were constructive and i have nothing more to add at this point. we may have more to add tomorrow. >> talks will continue on friday. >>> japan has asked south korea to ensure the safety of four japanese politicians who are planning to visit the country. state secretary for foreign affairs commented on the news conference on thursday. four members from the opposition liberal democratic party want to visit the south korean island of ulleungdo. >> as state government, it is only natural for south korea to ensure the
PBS
Jul 14, 2011 2:30pm PDT
across the planet, invading every aspect of life. in countries like south korea, going online seems to have become a necessity. >> [speaking korean] >> usually, i go online as soon as i wake up. on average, i use the internet for about 6 hours a day. >> in a unique experiment, the bbc has removed internet access from 2 families for a week, in this the most wired nation on earth. >> in other parts of the world, the digital superhighway still hasn't reached its destination. how many people here actually know what the internet is? [indistinct chattering] >> internet? anybody? now, though, we're going to be providing internet access to this village in northern nigeria. so, what happens when we turn the internet on here? >> and off here? [indistinct chattering] >> it's not exactly the information superhighway. [bleating] welcome to the village of gitata, 2 1/2 hours north of the nigerian capital abuja. what strikes you as you arrive in gitata is the fact that it seems so disconnected from even the rest of the country. it's not part of the national electricity grid, so most of the people
CNN
Jul 1, 2011 1:00am PDT
worried about competition from the like of google. >>> next on the show, europe and south korea are locked in a tighter embrace as a new trade deal promises change in opportunity. for consumers and companies alike. details ahead. >>> in from -- from cnn london, welcome back. a twist in the case of dominique strauss-kahn is expected to play out in a courtroom seven hours from now. a source close to the case tells cnn that prosecutors and defense lawyers will ask for a sharp reduction in bail. the source says that's because investigators believe the hotel maid who accuses strauss-kahn of sexual assault has significant credibility problems. legal analysts say they're stunned by the shift in the strauss-kahn case. they point to the prosecutor's early declarations about the maid's story and the physical evidence that no longer seem to be enough. here's cnn's senior legal analyst, jeffrey tubin. >> reporter: this case was brought with such great fanfare by the manhattan district attorney and they loudly trumpeted the credibility of the accuser here, and the credibility appears -- and i hav haste
PBS
Jul 29, 2011 7:00pm PDT
's political commentator masayo nakajima with us tonight. thanks, masayo. >>> south korea has warned japan that a group of japanese lawmakers will not be permitted to visit a south korean island near disputed territory in the sea of japan. seoul says it can't guarantee their safety if they carry out their planned trip. four lawmakers from the major opposition liberal democratic party plan to visit lulu island. the island lies near the takeshima island which are claimed by both countries. they are known at tokuto in south korea. on friday, south korea's deputy foreign minister summoned japan's ambassador to south korea to convey the entry ban. kim says such a visit could have a negative impact on bilateral relations. the japanese ambassador asked south korea to reconsider its decision and allow the lawmakers entry. he called south korea's decision regrettable and added the visit is not intended to harm bilateral ties. earlier in the day, japan's foreign minister urged the two sides to deal with the matter calmly. >> translator: the relations between south korea and japan are very important.
CBS
Jul 27, 2011 4:00am EDT
into texas. >>> and deadly landslides. at least 17 people are killed after torrential rains pound south korea. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >> it is back to the drawing board for speaker of the house john boehner. the debt debate has boehner not only knocking heads with the white house but with members of his own party and now he's been forced to put off a plan to raise the debt limit. danielle knottingham, what is this all about? >> reporter: they say the cuts in his package for raising the debt limit are not as advertised so he's getting heat from conservatives on capitol hill. democrats are declaring his legislation won't get through the senate, so house speaker john boehner is starting from square one. lawmakers will have to wait another day to vote on house speaker john boehner's debt ceiling plan. house members were supposed to take up the measure today, but boehner is scrambling to rewrite it after budget officials determined the proposal would not cut $1.2 trillion from the deficit as promised. >> we think there are real
PBS
Jul 11, 2011 5:00pm PDT
nuclear-powered submarine to the media in south korea on monday in a show of deterrence aimed at north korea. the uss texas made a port call in pusan on saturday for its crew members' rest. it is armed with tomahawk missiles and intelligence. >> the purpose of our port visit here is to discuss our coordinated operations that we conducted at sea. we are postured to respond to any aggression. >> last year north korea allegedly sank a south korean naval vessel. observers say the united states appears to be trying to discourage further military provocations by showing that a high-performance submarine has been deployed around the korean peninsula. >>> the death toll in the sinking of a tour boat in central russia has risen to about 50. the cruise ship volga capsized on sunday with about 200 passengers and crew members aboard. officials of russia's emergency situation ministry said that 79 people have been rescued but about 50 have been confirmed dead so far. nearly 70 are still unaccounted for. they're believed to be inside the boat which is lying on the bottom of the river about 20 meters
CSPAN
Jul 9, 2011 7:00am EDT
the british phone hacking scandal. also, we will talk about the pending free-trade agreement with south korea. >> as i think back over the years when we were politically active, the events that had the biggest impact on my left was the day my husband took the oath of office as president of the united states. nothing can compare to that moment. i did write about it in my book. i wrote about it as the saddest day of my life. president nixon had resigned and the nixon first family we loved so dearly or leaving the white house. i will never forget. former first lady betty ford is remembered for her social issues. she passed away today. we want to get your thoughts on her influence as a first lady and especially her legacy after leaving the white house. to make your comments, the phone numbers are on the screen. if you want to share your thoughts on the passing of betty ford, you could do so via email at journal@c-span.org. this is president obama saying that throughout her long and active life, she distinguished herself through her courage and compassion. she was a powerful advocate for women's h
CSPAN
Jul 3, 2011 10:30am EDT
in korea comes at a time of significant change would simmering tension on the korean peninsula. our commitment to peace and stability in the region remains steadfast. our alliance with the republic of korea is as strong as ever. the strength of that alliance will be particularly important over the next few years as we embark on an ambitious realignment of our forces in the peninsula and the to do with the unpredictable and aggressive behavior of a north korean regime that continues to fall of the destructive path of an international pariah. general thurman's long experience in positions of leadership and maintaining well- trained equipped and ready soldiers provide the kind of foundation and professional skills that will be required of the u.s. commander in korea. ice admiral william mccra vevn has commanded every level. most recently, he was commander of special operations command and served in various staff an interagency positions. staff and interagency positions including the time in the national security council. incoming secretary defense leon panetta has credited him as bein
PBS
Jul 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
.s. and north korea hold talks in new york. >> in the footsteps of john steinbeck, we find out what life is like for americans 20 -- seven years after the great book was published -- more than 70 years after the great book was published. >>> norwegian police have finished their search for bodies on the island. anders breivik has admitted to killing 68 people. prosecutors say he will be interrogated friday. we have this report from oslo. >> at the cathedral, the floral carpet continues to grow. this person knows that one of these attributes could easily been for him. he came face-to-face with the gun man and lift. >>-- and lived,. >> he started shooting around me and he got several of the guys around me. then he had to reload his gun. then i got my chance to get away, and i ran into the water and i started swimming. i got my clothing off, kicked my boots off, and started swimming. if >> was the firing at you? >> he reloaded and started firing again. then he went to the water and shot many of the people trying to escape. luckily, he did not get made. i was just lucky. >> the majority of the people
CSPAN
Jul 7, 2011 9:00am EDT
with the pending agreements with south korea, colombia and panama. for the last several weeks, senator brown and i have persistently asked the tough critical questions about the impact of these agreements before they're considered. a review of the impact of past trade agreements offers very little comfort. in 1994, congress passed the north american free trade agreement, creating the world's largest free trade zone. we know it as nafta. and since nafta's passage, u.s. trade policies have steadily chipped away at pennsylvania's manufacturing base, a critical sector for our base and so many others. according to a recent study -- and the chart on my left depicts it -- by the pennsylvania industrial resource centers, from 1997 to 2010 -- just 13 years -- manufacturing went from 16.4% of our state's gross state product to 12.1%, a remarkable drop in just 13 years. and what does that mean for the total number of jobs? in total, pennsylvania lost nearly 300,000 manufacturing jobs. and you can see it from the chart. starting in 19 e9, the drop to 12.1% in just those 13 years. 300,000 jobs in 13 years. des
ABC
Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm PDT
many here and around the world just don't know enough about korea. abc 7's cheryl jennings reports he set out to change that recently with an unusual dip pro matic effort. -- diplomatic effort. >> this is a hands on lesson in san francisco. they guided guests in learning how to make the national dish, kim chee. >> i want to make a friend with kim chee. >> food is one of the important feel meals to promote cultural diplomacy and letting people around the world know more about the culture of my country. >> we can learn other country's cultures and we can share information. >> she and her husband are using this event as part of the larger goal to educate others about south korea. and diplomats came to learn. >> china and japan, two countries so well known to the united states but in compared to that, the korea is less, you know, known to the people in this united states. >> and the counsel general says his country. >> the first country in the world and started from there. >> you've seen the products exported from korea making it an economic power house. >> now, we are -- have become betw
FOX News
Jul 7, 2011 3:00am EDT
title, a less american title. yes, when moviegoers in rushia, ukraine and south korea check out steve rogers fighting nazis, they will see a film called the first avenger. what gives? marvel and paramount studios are not commenting. but a source tells the new york times it was made for reasons of culture and politics, in addition to brand awareness. >> in russia and ukraine, the captain america brand is not as strong as it is in other foreign countries. and surprise, surprise. anti-american sentiment in all of these countries plays a role, particularly in south korea, where many younger people resent the presence of the u.s. military. they would rather be part of north korea. i don't know. this makes me as angry as a cute, angry kitten. [chuckles] [growling] >> me too, angry kitten. i am just as outraged as you are over this segment that we i trying to get through. what is this about? is about hating america? >> first of all, russia, didn't we win the cold war? south korea, didn't we fight for you to be free? and ukraine has been weak since that episode on a game board. so maybe we sh
PBS
Jul 1, 2011 5:00am EDT
path, they can do it with structure. >> south korea. >> trade kicks off today. this is the first free trade for the you. it is important for both sides. we are talking about $1 billion between -- trade between the two. this is what happens when you sign a free-trade agreement. for the eu, it opens up south korea in terms of regulation. it will be beneficial for you pharmaceuticals and electronics. on the flip side, south korea makes more cars. that means they will have easy access for their car industry. >> tiny little amounts of champagne. let's get that. you are not getting any boos. >> it instantly scraps 70% of duties. almost one under% will be swept in the next five years. i will have more on the world does this report in 20 minutes. >> the chinese communist party celebrates his birthday today. it is the world's biggest political party. there are 18 million. our correspondent travel to northern china during the civil war more than 60 years ago it is considered the birthplace of china's communist revolution. >> the communist like to celebrate. courage and sacrifice, but most of it
CSPAN
Jul 1, 2011 6:00am EDT
command, combined forces command and u.s. forces korea, vice admiral william mcgreevey u.s. navy for appointment to the greed of that model and nominated to be commander u.s. special operations commander and lieutenant general john allen, u.s. marine corps of for appointment to be commander of the nato international security assistance force and u.s. forces afghanistan. thank you for your years of great service to this nation and your willingness to serve once again. let me also extend thanks to your families. support is so essential to yours and the nation's success as is the tradition of the kennedy i would invite each of you to introduce any family members or friends who may be here with you to make your opening remarks. general thurman's nomination as the commander of u.s. forces in korea comes at a time of significant change and simmering change on the korean peninsula. our commitment to peace and stability in the region remains steadfast and alliance with the republic of korea is as strong as ever. the strength of that alliance will be particularly important over the next f
PBS
Jul 7, 2011 12:30am PDT
anti muslim. >>> south korea is building a new reception center for north koreans to escape over the border. they include economic migrants and political refugees. there are more than 21,000 and south korea and the numbers are growing every month. efforts to stop defector's appeared to be having little effect. >> despite crackdowns by north korea and by its neighbor, china, along the joint border, which is most affected, the number of defectors is growing. the country expects a little over 3000 will arrive this year. it says people are passing through the country's more quickly, partly because china has cracked down, and it has seen more family units defecting and more people coming to join families that are already here in south korea. at the existing center, it is not quite full, but it has already been extended once and it will become full very shortly. that is why there are building this new center. >>> human rights groups and belarus say authorities have arrested more than two other people for taking part in street protests against the president. -- arrested more than 200 pe
SFGTV2
Jul 13, 2011 1:30am PDT
, the energy team. we have team correa, from the republic of korea. are the best racing from sweden. from the united states, or call racing. -- oracle racing. let's hear it for our teams. so we begin and meet our representatives from team china. i want to ask you first of all, mr. wang, in your second run to the america's cup, what are the important aspects for your team, this time around? >> the china team is a true chinese team with chinese sailors, built and designed in china. >> next door to them, a team of france. a long history with the america's cup. when is it about the america's cup that keeps the french coming back and winning and succeeding? what keeps you coming back every year? >> america's cup is very important in france. it is have a great opportunity every four years to race against the best in the world. it is part of our history in france. wonderful to be here. >> next to you, representing new zealand of the emirate's team, welcome to san francisco. you are one of the more experienced teams. how do you see the field shaping up in the 34th america's cup? >> we have a fant
WHUT
Jul 1, 2011 7:00am EDT
by the eu. a new free-trade agreement with south korea comes in effect today and it is expected to boost trade by tens of billions of euros every year and create a quarter of a million jobs in south korea. let's take a look at which sectors are going to benefit the most from this deal. in the european union, the pharmaceutical sector will see big gains from the deal. the electronic industry will benefit because the trade bill breaks down the tough regulatory barriers and south korea. in south korea, the winners will likely be the auto manufacturers because they will gain duty-free access into the euromarkets. -- you market. as a paved the way for further agreements? the next bout is india and japan but the bigger the economy, the more difficult the deal. >> when we move on to the really big players -- japan, china, and the united states -- then that would make a difference but it will be much harder to negotiate. india is, again, somewhere in between. it doesn't have the systemic sycophants of the three i just mentioned. it will also be very difficult to get a strong deal with india beca
CNN
Jul 28, 2011 1:00am PDT
a moment on "world business today." >>> in south korea, landslides and flooding sparked by heavy rain has killed at least 44 people. rescue workers are searching for survivors in and around the capital. hundreds of people have lost their homes and thousands don't have power. >>> we're getting the first videos of the moment of the bomb blast in oslo during friday's terror attacks. the norwegian prime minister's announced an independent commission to examine the killings there and on utoya island. as of now, the death toll stands at 76. those are the headlines from cnn, the world news leader. i'm zain vergee. "world business today" starts now. >>> good morning from cnn london, i'm nina dos santos. >>> and a very good afternoon from cnn hong kong. >>> just five days to go and no movement on the u.s. debt deal. investors are getting anxious. >> that's the mood on the markets but how is it looking from the corner office in the some ceos shed light on that issue. >>> another day passes and still there's no sign of progress in washington. there are now just five days to go until august 2nd as la
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2011 10:30am EDT
caucus states. >> the senate finance committee backed free trade agreements with south korea, panama, and colombia on thursday. the south korea agreement passed without any support from republicans who opposed renewing funding for trade adjustment assistance, a program that helps american workers displaced by trade. the house ways and means committee passed a similar bill this week, but without renewing trade adjustment assistance. here is a portion of the senate hearing on the trade agreements. it is just over one hour. >> will meet today to consider trade agreements. president truman said when there is no leadership, things stand still. progress occurs when leaders see the opportunity to seize things for the better. we cannot afford to stand still and the late progress on the trade agenda. our competitors are gaining ground. u.s. exporters are losing business and opportunities for growth. while we stand still, the european union has created an agreement. canada's agreement with colombia will take effect next month. this was in the jobs we need to our competitors. if we fail to act,
CSPAN
Jul 3, 2011 7:00am EDT
they mean by that? well, i was in korea with the chinese, ashley surround the entire eighth army, and it was a nightmare. and fortunately this is over 60 years ago and to the best of my knowledge i haven't suffered two psychologically about that war. it pains me when i think of the number of americans that died in korea, and even becomes more difficult when people ask me to explain my heroic actions. i had no idea where i was or why i was there. so, i thought it would be better not to expose myself to anymore of this nightmare. and i left it alone. i have about six different copies of this one book. some went to korea, one of them had loved ones in korea, but all had to say that there was thoughts about what happened was actually proven by this book. as to why we got involved, do we know what we're doing, was a successful? so, i feel secure now that i'm 80 years old to take a look as to what happened, over 60 years old and to see where this actually takes me. i know one thing, that in june of 1950, i was 20 years old. i resent the second infantry division and i was told that we w
ABC
Jul 3, 2011 8:00am PDT
for you to be here, parents in south korea. how did you assimilate? >> for me, it was very interesting. but i think it was probably also very similar to what most immigrants' kids experienced. which was sort of living in two different worlrl. my parents left south korea, and sort of wanted to raise us in the world, that they had been raised in. and, one of the thing is find very interesting, my cousins who grew up in korea, are more liberal and raised in much more very interesting, my cousins who grew up in korea, are more liberal and raised in much more very interesting, my cousins who grew up in korea, are more liberal and raised in much mo f very interesting, my cousins who grew up in korea, are more liberal and raised in much more conservative ways than we were. korea is moving along. in my parents' mind, korea is the same and that's how they raised us in the korea they grew up in. there was a very stark difference between their mind set of what kids should and do and be like, versus like what my friends were experienced every day. >> george, when we discussed immigration, we have
MSNBC
Jul 19, 2011 4:00pm EDT
and korea, and none of free trade. all of some version of tilted trade, yet the government doesn't do anything about it, and the best answer i get as to why they don't, because there's american corporations who are long china or invested in china. american corporations that benefit from these panama deals and american corporations are lobbying our government to per pech waited the type of rigged trade that's costing us jobs. is that a fair characterization. >> it's mostly fair, but, dylan, while you're right in many of the points you've made here, i think the issue is that the government needs to make -- someone needs to take the courage, have the courage to make decisions. we're stymied now. >> i'm going to put it -- >> i agree. >> the regulation fees, because i believe in a certain amount of regulation. comes as surprise. >> denny does. i don't want to put words in his mouth. >> but the question i have, this is a question i posed last week. i agree with you. you reed stories like pew had a poll that showed most of rest of the world sees china as the emerging super pow fer they haven
PBS
Jul 6, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. the international olympic committee has chosen pyeongchang to host the 2018 winter olympics, south korea's first ever winter games. >> the international olympic committee has the honor of announcing that the 23rd olympic winter games in 2018 are awarded to the city of -- pyeongchang. [ cheers and applause ] >> the ioc announced the decision in durban, south africa on wednesday. ioc members used an electronic voting system to cast unsigned ballots for three candidate cities. munich, germany, and annecy, france were the other two. among the attendees south korean president lee myung bak and olympic figure skating champion kim yu-na were ecstatic with the result. kim won the gold medal at the vancouver winter olympics in 2010. >> translator: i've been under pressure as an ambassador, but i'm really happy with the result. >> it was a case of third time lucky for pyeongchang, which made unsuccessful bids for the 2010 and 2014 games. south korea will be the second country in asia after japan to host both summer and winter games. >> pyeongchang. [ cheers ] >> celebrations broke out in pyeongchang early
CSPAN
Jul 7, 2011 11:00pm EDT
with south korea, colombia, and panama cleared hurdles in congress on thursday, but there was disagreement over a program to help displaced workers hurt by trade agreements. later, president obama and members of congress talked about debt ceiling negotiations. tomorrow, nasa will launch its final space shuttle flight. atlantis is scheduled to lift off late in the morning, although anticipated bad weather could delay the takeoff. on fridays "washington journal," scptt -- scott pace and mark matthews will join us to talk about the future of space flight. the senate finance committee backed free trade agreements with south korea, panama, and colombia earlier. the house ways and means committee passed a similar bill, but without renewing the trade adjustment assistance program. here is part of the finance committee hearing, chaired by senator max baucus of montana, there on your screen. >> will come to order. the committee meets today to consider draft bills of free- trade agreements with panama, south korea, and columbia. president truman once said that when there is no leadership, society wi
PBS
Jun 30, 2011 7:00pm PDT
and italy have also decided to phase out nuclear power generation. >>> south korea is demonstrating the power of its nuclear power technology outside of its capital, seoul. some 60 firms and institutions involved in construction, research and development of nuclear reactors are taking part in the three-day event. the south korean government is sponsoring the exhibition to help domestic nuclear businesses sell their technologies to other countries. the vice-minister of the knowledge economy ministry made a speech at the opening ceremony. >> translator: after fukushima accident, we checked nuclear plants. we have about 50 improvement plans and are getting ready for further inspections. >> he added that nuclear power generation stands a the at crossroads but the industry is making every effort to achieve complete safety. the displace include models and papals showing a nuclear reactor in the united arab emirates that you south korea exported in 2009. the government had earlier announced a teefrgt exporting 80 nuclear reactors by 2030. >>> time for our weekly segment, nuclear watch. our
PBS
Jul 6, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. and the winner is pyeongchang, south korea will host the 2018 winter olympics. 200 german tanks were sold to saudi arabia. the government has remained silent about this deal but the opposition has blasted. >> another downgrade for portugal, now the rating agencies come under fire. >> jubilation in one city, broken hearts in another, the international olympic committee has chosen pyeongchang in south korea as host of the 2018 olympics. this was made in the first round of voting. munich was among the front runners. in the end, it was the south koreans that proved most convincing. >> african children in traditional dress deliver the envelope that contained the results of the secret ballot of the host of the 2018 winter olympics. it was opened slowly, which raised the suspense. >> pyeongchang. [applause] >> south korea was a clear winner. they secured an absolute majority with 63 votes in one round. munich got 25 and france, just 7. pyeongchang narrowly lost two earlier bids. >> we are absolutely delighted that pyeongchang has been awarded to host the 2018 olympic winter games. over the cours
PBS
Jul 26, 2011 7:00pm PDT
. by country, the agency says the number of customers to south korea and other asian countries is up year on year. it also says the number of japanese tourists to hawaii and guam is at the same level as last year. the agency has put up posters encouraging customers to take advantage of the favorable exchange rates. >>> and now let's get a check on the markets. the dow ended lower for a third straight session as remain uninspired by ongoing debt talks. to see how stocks are trading here this wednesday morning we cross over to ramin mellegard. even with solid earnings being reported in the u.s., it seems markets are being driven by washington and not wall street. >> yes, very good morning to you, ai. exactly so. that does seem to be the driver of the markets so far. that's despite pretty solid earnings from the likes of amazon and broadcom which is -- makes chips for mobile devices. but that didn't really help the nasdaq or the dow both ending lower on tuesday in the u.s. just having a look at the opening levels here for the nikkei and the topix and both indexes actually just a touch lower.
NBC
Jul 27, 2011 4:00am PDT
." here are some of your top headlines this morning. north korea is calling for a peace treaty with the u.s. to officially end the korean war. the request comes on the 58th anniversary of the armistice deal that ended the fighting. the two koreas have been technically at war because there has never been a peace treaty. this comes as one of north korea's top diplomats visits new york to try to restart six-party nuclear disarmament talks. the judge in the casey anthony trial is delaying the release of the names of jurors until october. he says he's concerned with their safety following their not guilty verdict and he wants to wait until things cool off. >>> earlier this week, hundreds of tourists from around the world protested in peru after being denied entry into the ruins. it is being limited because of damage created by visitors. >>> in england, a woman was rescued after her car veered off the road, plunged down a cliff. she was trapped in her car for 20 hours before she was spotted and brought to safety. and in philadelphia, one of the nation's earliest post offices in a building once
FOX
Jul 6, 2011 6:00pm PDT
korea. . >>> there were fire works in south korea as the olympic announced pyeongchang will host the olympics. they have already poured billions in to infrastructure for athletes and fans. >>> mangis here with sports, a's a good day and giants play tonight. >> the a's and joints always looking for runs. sometimes it works out, sometimes it doesn't. but you can count on great pitching. happens again for the a's. ichiro hitless and the mariners only had two. a's, a solo shot. -- solo shot. size more comes through with insurance, base hit, scores one. 2-0. he goes 7 innings of shut out ball for the a's. given up one earned run in the last 24. >> kind of relax and you know, let your abilities take over. the second you start pressing the more complicates it gets. simplify things and play the game. do the same thing tomorrow. >> all right. mean time something that the united states women's soccer team is not used to. defeat. only their fourth since november. there is one team that has their numbers and that's who they ran into today. 1-0 sweden. making it 2-2 and the final score was 2-
PBS
Jul 27, 2011 6:00pm PDT
that you have markets in negative territory from south korea and japan, sigatoka -- singapore. after u.s. equities suffered their worst trading session in eight weeks. lackluster earnings and weak economic data at impacting investor sentiment. already very nervous about faltering defaults in washington. the dow jones industrial average ending down 1.6%. the nasdaq lower by 2.7%. in currencies, the dollar is in positive ground. rallying due to a pullback in gold prices. as for oil, down as well. data shows more crude in stock. the two main parties are still no nearer a compromise. >> if you look at the two rival proposals to break the stalemate, they're not that dissimilar. republicans are proposing spending cuts of over $1 trillion in return for a short- term lifting of the debt ceiling. democrats proposing $2.20 trillion in cuts in return for longer term lifting of the debt ceiling which would not be issued until the next presidential election. the proposals are reasonably similar on paper. on -- in practice there is a huge amount of politics on this. what we expect on thursday is the
PBS
Jul 30, 2011 12:30am PDT
korea, exploring the possibility of reopening discussions on the weapons program. the u.s. says it is open to better relations and shows its commitment to dismantling the issue. neither reported any progress from the talks. >> [unintelligible] the idea was to explore if there is any basis to resume negotiations on the weapons program that broke down two years ago. they wanted an exchange on security guarantees. the americans were very cautious about what they hoped to achieve from this meeting. the outlook seems to be pretty good. both sides talked about construction. this suggested that context would continue. they were trying to determine if any progress had been made. the americans said they wanted to see concrete steps from the north koreans to demonstrate their commitment that they made to reduce nuclear weapons. the path was open to resume negotiations. the americans said before they can make any further steps, [inaudible] they would have to see progress in the denuclearization talks. there are questions. the agency between north korea and south korea -- people are relieve
PBS
Jul 27, 2011 4:00pm PDT
british veterans are taking their fight for compensation to the u.k.'s highest court. south korea has suffered its heaviest rain in a century, with at least 32 people killed, including 10 college students who were doing volunteer work. the rain caused mudslides in various parts of the country. hundreds of people are now homeless after their neighborhoods were destroyed after a deluge of mud and rain. many had to cling to their have submerged vehicles for safety. we have this report. >> before first light in the mountains east of seoul, korea, it was hard to pick out the people. rescuers brought them out. the injured and the dead. many of them students, said to be doing volunteer work here on their summer holiday. they had been sleeping when their homes and cabins shattered around them under the force of a powerful landslide. survivors talked about wading in the mud to be rescued. >> i was asleep at the time when i heard a big bang sound, and then the roof collapsed. >> i suddenly heard a strange sound, like a large train explosion sound, so i walked outside, and i heard someone scream
CBS
Jul 2, 2011 11:00pm EDT
match, sweden taking advantage of north korea. sweden over the korea -- people's republic of korea. germany blacking the unanimous decision over hayes. the victory at a rain substadium means vla -- vladimir and his brother hold all three titles. and finally, mick wattney. fired a back 9, 29 on a national. not too far away he is here at the 54-hole lead with fowl here birdied six of the first 10 holes for a round that helped the birdie cause but he fired 64 today. that's sports everybody. have a great weekend. see you tomorrow. >> and thank you. we will be right back. navigating today's real estate market is complicated. you've seen the signs. that's why having the right real estate agent is more important than ever. at remax.com, you can find experts in short sales or bank-owned properties or commercial real estate, agents who can help speed up the process, no matter how intricate. and that's good news, whether you're trying to sell or hoping to buy. because the only sign you really want to see is "sold." nobody sells more real estate than re/max. >>> welcome back a about a boom is
PBS
Jul 7, 2011 5:00am EDT
on the stpwhearnt he was very ill or had died then reports on hong kong the and reports in japan and south korea saying the former chinese leader had indeed died. now the authorities have come out and said so far this is pure rumor. what we do know, however is that the government's answers are blocking his name on the internet. so there's almost this absurd information because the name means river in chinese, so anybody here in china looking for information will turn up an error sign. >> thank you. now catching up with sports news. developments in turkey. 2 match-fixing scandal over there. >> yes. serious developments. seem to be going to the highest level of turkish football. one of the most successful clubs, 18-time champions and their president has had an arrest warrant issued for them. we have 59 arrest warrants all having to do with a big match-fixing scandal. the players seem to have been playing badly or poorly. going through all levels in the turkish government saying they will come down tough with measures. but also what happened in italy in 2005-2006 and in korea, they had 46 indictmen
KOFY
Jul 24, 2011 6:30am PDT
, south korea and many don't survive. >> to set up a way for unwanted babies, news partners, cgnt v in seoul. >> on this street in seoul korea, a sign says place to leave babies. this is a baby box. a thick towel covers the bottom and lights and heating keep a baby comfortable. a bell rings when somebody puts a baby in the box and a helper comes to move a baby inside. this past year, 6 infants or small children rescued here. fiscally or mentally handicapped or from unmarried mothers. >> this note says he has this handicapped. i am sorry i am not able to raise this baby. i put him in the baby box of jesus loving union church. >> reports show 600 children are abandoned in the streets every year. only 20 percent of abandoned infants and children are rescued and placed in juvenile protection centers. hundreds are said to die on the streets. numbers of infant deaths are bound to get worse as the rate of children born to single moth irs increases. government efforts have not kept up with the need which is why christians developed the baby box. >> when the country doesn't perform their fun
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